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Surah Jathiya Ayat 31 in Arabic Text

وَأَمَّا ٱلَّذِينَ كَفَرُوٓاْ أَفَلَمۡ تَكُنۡ ءَايَٰتِي تُتۡلَىٰ عَلَيۡكُمۡ فَٱسۡتَكۡبَرۡتُمۡ وَكُنتُمۡ قَوۡمٗا مُّجۡرِمِينَ
Wa ammal lazeena kafarooo afalam takun Aayaatee tutlaa ‘alaikum fastakbartum wa kuntum qawmam mujrimeen

English Translation

Here you can read various translations of verse 31

Sahih International
But as for those who disbelieved, [it will be said], “Were not Our verses recited to you, but you were arrogant and became a people of criminals?

Yusuf Ali
But as to those who rejected Allah, (to them will be said): “Were not Our Signs rehearsed to you? But ye were arrogant, and were a people given to sin!

Abul Ala Maududi
But those who denied the Truth, they shall be told: “Were My Signs not rehearsed to you? But you waxed proud and became a guilty people.”

Muhsin Khan
But as for those who disbelieved (it will be said to them): “Were not Our Verses recited to you? But you were proud, and you were a people who were Mujrimun (polytheists, disbelievers, sinners, criminals).”

And as for those who disbelieved (it will be said unto them): Were not Our revelations recited unto you? But ye were scornful and became a guilty folk.

Dr. Ghali
And as for the ones who have disbelieved, (it will be said), “So, were not My ayat being recited to you, yet you waxed proud, and you were a criminal people?

Abdel Haleem
but those who disbelieved [will be asked]: ‘When My revelations were recited to you, were you not arrogant and persistent in wicked deeds?

Muhammad Junagarhi
لیکن جن لوگوں نے کفر کیا تو (میں ان سے کہوں گا) کیا میری آیتیں تمہیں سنائی نہیں جاتی تھیں؟ پھر بھی تم تکبر کرتے رہے اور تم تھے ہی گنہ گار لوگ

Quran 45 Verse 31 Explanation

For those looking for commentary to help with the understanding of Surah Jathiya ayat 31, we’ve provided two Tafseer works below. The first is the tafseer of Abul Ala Maududi, the second is of Ibn Kathir.


(45:31) But those who denied the Truth, they shall be told: “Were My Signs not rehearsed to you? But you waxed proud[43] and became a guilty people.”

43. That is, you thought it was below your dignity to believe in Allah’s revelations and submit to them, and considered yourselves to be above subjection and servitude.


The tafsir of Surah Jathiya verse 31 by Ibn Kathir is unavailable here.
Please refer to Surah Jathiya ayat 30 which provides the complete commentary from verse 30 through 37.

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